Louisiana

Innovations

State Automatically Enrolls Low-Income Children in Medicaid Based on Information From Food Program Application, Reducing Number of Uninsured and Administrative Costs 10/29/12

Through a policy known as Express Lane Eligibility, the state of Louisiana uses a data-matching program to allow qualified low-income children to automatically be enrolled in Medicaid...

Interactive Learning Program Integrated into Elementary School Curriculum Improves Student Knowledge and Behaviors Related to Nutrition and Physical Activity 05/17/11

A joint initiative of the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation, the Smart Bodies Program aims to improve the nutrition and...

Realistic Simulations Improve Teamwork and Care Processes in the Operating Room 07/24/08

The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center seeks to improve surgical teamwork and communication by practicing simulated surgical situations in real hospital operating rooms. Year one...

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